The Fright Factor: The UK's Most Terrifying Rides 2015

Get ready for the scariest and spookiest Theme Park rides around the country.


Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire

Cost:  Adult £49.20, Child £43.20 
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What:  Nesmesis
High Restriction:  1.4m
Scare Factor:  8/10
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Cost:  Adult £49.20, Child £43.20 
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What:  Nemesis Oblivion
High Restriction:  1.4m
Fright Factor:  A vertical angle of 87 degrees and a whopping 180ft drop… and as if that's not enough, this ride reaches speeds of 68.4 miles per hour. 9/10
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Thorpe Park in Surrey

Cost:  Adult £49.20, Child £43.20 
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What:  Nemesis Inferno
High Restriction:  1.4m
Scare Factor:  If Nemesis and Nemesis Oblivion aren't enough for you thrill seekers, then try their big brother at Thorpe Park… go on, we dare you! 9/10
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Cost:  Adult £49.99
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What:  Saw 
High Restriction:  1.4m
Scare Factor:  This horror film themed three looped rollar coaster has a stomach churning 100ft drop. But if you dare to jump on this rollar coaster, there's an incredible 360 degree view at the top! 
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Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire

Cost: Adult £36, Child £27, £5 2-3 year-olds
What: Apocalypse
High Restriction: 1.2m
Fright Factor: Previously named the UK's scariest ride by The Gadget Show
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Theme Park Ride, Apocalypse, Drayton Manor

Cost: Adult £36, Child £27, £5 2-3 year-olds
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What: The Haunting
High Restriction: Standing 1.4m, sitting 1.2m
Fright Factor: A themed walk-through haunted house attraction which has quite a spooky ending!

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Drayton Manor

M & D's Scotland Theme Park

Cost: £14.10 if under 1.3m, £18.50 if over. 
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What: Tsunami
High Restriction: 1.4m. 90kg weight limit.
Scare Factor: 7/10
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Pleasurewood Hills in Great Yarmouth

Cost: Adult £19.50, Child £16.50
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What: HoBs PiT
High Restriction: 1.5m and aged 12+
Scare Factor: This haunted trip includes live actors and freaky visual aids and takes place in an abandoned mine! Warning: This was named the scariest ride in the UK by the British Board Of Film Classification… and we're giving it a 10/10!
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Fantasy Island in Lincolnshire

Cost: Adult £22, Child £11
What: Jubilee Odyssey
Height Restrictions: 1.3 m
Fright Factor: Standing at 167 feet its the third tallest roller coaster in the UK. 6/10
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